Women’s Health – A Life Saving Endeavor

Women’s Health – A Life Saving Endeavor

October 31, 2018 | Esperanza International

According to Ben Wolford, a Newsweek journalist, “cervical cancer is a disease of poverty.” Woldford’s article reveals that cervical cancer affects over half a million women worldwide each year and that 85% of these cases occur in developing countries such as the Dominican Republic. Additionally, the International Agency for Research on Cancer indicates that cervical cancer has the second highest mortality rate of all cancers affecting women in Dominican Republic....

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From Haiti to the DR, Marie Continues to Shine

From Haiti to the DR, Marie Continues to Shine

May 13, 2017 | Esperanza

Esperanza Associate Marie Lowinite resides in Palo Bonito, a batey community located among the vast sugar cane fields in the eastern region of the Dominican Republic. Marie started a business many years ago in Haiti, and has since moved to the Dominican Republic where she sells jewelry, accessories, and shoes.

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